Asterix the Gaul - Rene Goscinny (Paperback)

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Description

The first album chronicling the much-loved adventures of Asterix and friends.

Product Details

Barcode
9780752866055
Department
Books
Released
29 Apr 2004
Supply Source
South Africa

Book

Authors
Rene Goscinny
Albert Uderzo
Albert Uderzo (Illustrator)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Sterling Pub Co Inc
Series
Asterix
Language
English
Number of Pages
48
Dimensions
286 x 216 x 6mm (227g)

Annotation

  • When a Roman Centurion discovers the secret of Getafix's magic potion, Asterix has to intervene to save his druid friend.
  • When a Roman Centurion discovers the secret of Getafix's magic potion, Asterix has to intervene to save his druid friend. Simultaneous.

Summary

  • The year is 50BC, and all Gaul is occupied. Only one small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against the invaders. But how much longer can Asterix, Obelix and their friends resist the mighty Roman legions of Julius Caesar? Anything is possible, with a little cunning plus the druid Getafix's magic potions! Their effects can be truly hair-raising...

Picture Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / Ancient Civilizations
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
BISAC Subject 4
Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga / Historical Fiction
BISAC Subject 5
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
BIC Classification 1
Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage)
Library Subject 1
Comic books, strips, etc - France
Library Subject 2
Asterix (Fictitious character)
Library Subject 3
Asterix (Fictitious character)
Dewey Classification
741.5/944

Author Bio

Rene Goscinny was born in Paris in 1926, and spent most of his childhood in Argentina, before eventually moving to Paris in 1951. He died in 1977. Albert Uderzo was born in 1927 in a small village in Marne, France. He met Rene Goscinny in 1951 and on 29 October 1959 their most famous creation, Asterix, made his first appearance on page 20 of Pilote. ASTERIX THE GAUL, their first album, was published in 1961 and there have now been 35 Asterix albums.